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Top 10 Halloween Gender Reveal Ideas for 2024

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We’re sharing creative and fun Halloween gender reveal ideas that are sure to impress and are perfect for the season!

Have a baby “boo” that’s almost due?

Make their gender known using one of these cute and creative Halloween gender reveal ideas!

From scary pumpkins to bubbling cauldrons, we’ve got all the best ideas to share your spooktacular news with close friends and family!

Scroll to find the top 10 Halloween-inspired gender reveals for 2023 that are sure to impress, plus inspiration for tasty treats and decoration ideas!

The Top 10 Halloween Gender Reveal Ideas for 2023

If you’re a Halloween enthusiast or a candy corn fiend, you’ll love these Halloween pregnancy announcement and gender reveal ideas.

We’re going beyond the basic ultrasound photo or fall-themed gender reveal and straight into the macabre with adorable photo ops that are perfect for social media.

From pumpkin carving and pink confetti to the Sanderson sisters and gender reveals with older siblings, there’s something for everyone on this list.

Use these ideas to bewitch and beguile your party guests and celebrate your new addition in style!

1. A Baby is Brewing (Witch Theme)

We love this fun and bewitching theme for a Halloween gender reveal.

Whether you choose a balloon arch and fun backdrop, a black and white theme, or a colorful witch outfit, this creative slogan sets up the perfect surprise for your big news.

  1. @brunos_decor did such a great job with this colorful balloon arch and backdrop.
  2. We can’t get over this stunning photo from @ghoul_gio_us. You can find more pictures and videos for this black and white theme on her Instagram page or Pinterest.
  3. And how cute is this witch outfit from @love2lis10!

2. A Little “Boo” Is Almost Due

@layapaigea A little BOO is almost due! 👻🎀 #babyshower #alittlebooisalmostdue #halloweenbabyshower #htxballoons #babygirl #spookyseason #fyp #momtok #pregnancytiktok #diaperraffle #duenovember2022 #octoberbabyshower ♬ Spooky Ooky – NotYeti

This baby shower and gender reveal idea from @layapaigea couldn’t be more precious!

It’s the perfect Halloween theme for a little boo and the decorations are gorgeously ghostly!

3. Baby Boo or Ghoul

A Halloween gender reveal backdrop with pink, purple, and blue balloons and spooky decorations.

Consider using a spooky-cute backdrop for a gender reveal party or a gender reveal photoshoot.

We love the use of pastels in this idea from Cake Goodness because they’re so unexpected for the season.

The treats and décor set it over the top!

And the “Baby Boo or Ghoul” theme is bewitchingly cute.

4. Boo-y or Ghoul

And here’s a similar theme from @nickiohyea.

We love the use of a gender reveal balloon and pink confetti at this celebratory Halloween party.

And we can’t get over this couple’s happy faces!

5. Baby Boo #2

Ida Rose Events knocked it out of the park with this haunting party setup to celebrate this couple’s “Baby Boo #2”.

And Rachel May Photo did such a great job capturing these sweet moments.

If you’re having your second baby, consider using this clever theme, too!

6. Costumes and Cauldrons

Simmering cauldrons are a big hit this year, and they’re not just for witches!

They can easily go along with other fun Halloween costume ideas like the images above.

The effect is easier to create than you might think, using colored gender reveal smoke bombs. (You can find them on Amazon!)

  1. Get the details for Gabby’s gender reveal party, and don’t forget to watch the video of the big moment!
  2. How fun are these Flintstones costumes? Watch the video here!
  3. The Hocus Pocus Halloween gender reveal from @kayleerinerbrown, below, is sure to put a spell on you. These costumes were just too good not to share. If you love this Halloween classic, consider using it for your big reveal, too!

7. Confetti

Confetti is a popular gender reveal method for any occasion, but it’s extra fun to see it utilized for a Halloween surprise.

See the video of this spooktacular moment from @taymarhay!

She chose purple confetti for a girl or orange confetti if it were a boy.

8. Painted Pumpkins

This list of Halloween gender reveal ideas wouldn’t be complete without some ideas using pumpkins!

This idea from @marjorierdul is simple and sweet, and it’s the perfect way to announce the gender of your new little pumpkin.

Just snag a pumpkin from your favorite pumpkin patch and some paint, and you’re ready to share your good news!

9. Carved Pumpkins

A pumpkin with two baby feet carved into it and the inside painted pink.

Or, you can use your carving skills to create an adorable reveal for your baby pumpkin like this one from @basicwifelife.

This is such a fun way to reveal a baby’s gender and if you have other children, they can help create the pumpkin carvings.

We love the way this gender reveal is staged with all the other tiny pumpkins on the shelf.

10. Smoking Pumpkins

Similar to the simmering cauldrons, above, you can also use a smoke bomb to create super cool pumpkin gender reveals.

Whether the smoke spills from the eyes and mouth of a jack-o-lantern or simply rises from the top of an oversized pumpkin, these ideas pack a poltergeist-ing punch!

  1. We love this perfectly eerie smoking jack-o-lantern gender reveal that was photographed by @michelleelisephoto.
  2. Wednesday Adams is having a huge pop culture moment right now, but she’s always a Halloween icon. This spooky idea captured by @morgancaddellphoto, below, is a great way to incorporate siblings into a Halloween gender reveal. Or, you can make it a family affair by including mom and dad dressed as Morticia and Gomez.
A girl dressed as Wednesday Adams from the Adam's Family next to a pumpkin with blue smoke coming out of it.

Bonus Ideas

11. Balloons

A couple dressed in skeleton costumes holding blue and black balloons.

How cute are these skeleton costumes in this gender reveal from @itsyesssi?

We love the use of blue and black balloons to announce the gender.

It’s the perfect idea for a photoshoot!

You can find affordable skeleton costumes online or you can make your own skeleton costume using paint or white duct tape!

12. He or She? What will our little pumpkin be?

Gender reveal balloon garland placed over pumpkin backdrop that says "he or she."

For those who want a Halloween gender reveal that’s a little less spooky, this He or She pumpkin theme from Esi Events and Essentials is the perfect compromise!

Use Halloween-colored balloons with the traditional pink and blue mixed in to embellish a cute pumpkin backdrop.

This is also a great way to use any carved Jack-o-lanterns you may have put on your porch!

Gender Reveal Ideas for the Rest of the Year

No matter the time of year, we’ve got you covered!

You can find even more ideas and tips to reveal the sex of your baby in this post on the Top 10 Baby Gender Reveal Quotes For Parties.

Graphic with different gender reveal quotes.

Inside you’ll find fun and adorable quotes to use when revealing the sex of your new addition.

You can use these quotes for a social media announcement or incorporate them into a party theme.

We also share cute ways to announce your baby’s gender, using cake, confetti, and more.

And don’t miss our smart party planning tips to help things go off without a hitch.

Click here to find 50 Modern Gender Reveal Ideas to use any time of the year!

You’ll find simple yet impressive ideas for the big reveal including options with an older sibling, balloon gender reveals, sports gender reveals, gender reveal ideas with food, and more!

Want More?

Now that we’ve shared the most creative ways to reveal your baby’s gender, here are some other fun Halloween ideas for families!

Make one of these DIY Family Halloween Costumes.

With over 160 ideas from Harry Potter to the 101 Dalmatians, you’re sure to find the perfect Halloween costumes for babies, kids, siblings, and families!

Or, check out these blogger-inspired family costumes that are totally Instagram-worthy.

From spooky to cute and from outer space to the concession stand, these fun ideas are sure to impress.

And here’s a last-minute Sprinkles costume for mom.

Woman wearing DIY sprinkle costume stands in front of white garage door.

With a tulle skirt, white shirt, and a few dollar store items, you’ll have an easy and cute Halloween costume in a snap.

This costume idea is also great for teachers because it’s not too over-the-top and it’s easy to move around in.

Plus, young kids will appreciate the theme and bright colors!

Make one of these simple seasonal décor ideas:

Use these simple and fun ideas to decorate a child’s bedroom, your fireplace mantle, or your front porch!

More fun ideas for moms:

Your Turn

What did you think of these festive ways to reveal your baby’s gender? Let us know which Halloween gender reveal idea is your favorite or if you have another cute idea in the comments!